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The Section on Comparative and Historical Sociology's Reinhard Bendix Prize
This award was founded in 1986 as the Section Paper Award.  It was later changed to the Best Recent Article Award.  Currently, it is called the Reinhard Bendix Prize.

Year

Name

Affiliation

Title

2014 Co. Eric W. Schoon and and Joseph F.West University of Arizona “From Prophecyto Practice: Mutual Selection Cycles in the Routinization of Charismatic Authority.”
2014 Co. Emily A. Marshall University of Michigan  
2012 Co. Carly Knight Harvard University “A Voice but Not a Vote: The Case of Surrogate Representation and Social Welfare For Legal Noncitizens Since 1996.”
2012 Co. Diana Rodriguez-Franco Northwestern University "Internal Wars, Taxation, and State Building."
2011 Joshua Bloom UCLA

“Insurgent Influence on Truman's Civil Rights Policy: A Theoretically Informed Event Structure Analysis.” Department of Sociology

2010

Anoulak Kittikhoun,

Political Science, Graduate Center, City University of New York,

"Small State, Big Revolution: Geography and the Revolution in Laos," Theory and Society 38 (1) January 2009.

2009

Ates Altinordu

Yale University

The Politicization of Religion: Political Catholicism and Political Islam in Comparison.

2008

Besnik Pula

University of Michigan

"The Informal Road to State Power: State Building in the Albanian Highlands, 1919-1939."

2007

Anna Paretskaya

The New School

 “Middle Class without Capitalism? Socialist Ideology and Post-Collectivist Discourse in Late Soviet Union.”

2006

Amy Kate Bailey

University of Washington

“Fertility and Revolution: When Does Political Change Influence Reproductive Behavior?”

2005

Tammy Smith

Honorable Mention:

Martin Kreidl

Columbia University

University of California-Los Angeles

"Narrative Networks and the Dynamics of Ethnic
Conflict and Conciliation"

"Politics and Secondary School Tracking in Socialist Czechoslovakia, 1948-1989," European Sociological Review (2004) 20:123-139

2003

Ho-Fung Hung

Johns Hopkins University

 

2002

Peter Stamatov

University of California, Los Angeles

“The Political Resources of Performance: Patriotic Uses of Giuseppe Verdi’s Operas in the 1840s”

2001

Chris Bonastia

New York University

“Why Did US Policy Fail During the Nixon Era?  Exploring the ‘Industrial Homes’ of Social Policies”

2000

Drew Halfman

New York University

“Policy and Institutional Influences on the Formation of Abortion Policy Regimes in the United State and Great Britain”

2000

Mara Loveman

University of California-Los Angeles

“High-Risk Collective Action: Defending Human Rights in Chile, Uruguay, and Argentina.”

1999

Jason Kaufman

Harvard University

“Three Views of Associationalism in 19th-Century America: AN Empirical Examination”

1998

Eric Kaufmann &

Oliver Zimmer

London School of Economics

“In Search of the Authentic Nation: Landscape and National Identity in Canada and Switzerland”

1997

Steven Pfaff

Ivan Ermakoff

University of North Carolina

University of Chicago

“Collective Identity and Informal Groups in Revolutionary Mobilization: East Germany in 1989”

“Prelates and Princes: Aristocratic Marriages and Canon Law Prohibitions: Shifts in Norms and Patterns of Domination in the Central Middle Ages”

1995

Katherine Stovel

Dahlia Sabina Elazar

University of North Carolina

University of California-Los Angeles

“The Structure of Lynching:  Temporal Pattern and Spatial Variation in the Deep South, 1882-1930”

“The Making of Italian Fascism:  The Seizure of Power, 1919-1922”

1992

Robert V. Gould

 

"Multiple Networks and Mobilization in the Paris Commune, 1871"

1988

Pamela Barnhouse Walters and Philip J. O'Connell

Indiana University

"The Family Economy, Work, and Educational Participation in the United States, 1890-1940"

1987

Ewa Morawska

University of Pennsylvania

"Labor Migrations of Poles in the Atlantic World Economy, 1880-1914"

 

The Section on Comparative and Historical Sociology's Barrington Moore Prize

Year

Name

Affiliation

Title

2014
Co-Winner
Wenkai He Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Paths toward the Modern Fiscal State (Harvard University Press, 2013).

2014 Co-Winner

Cybelle Fox University of California – Berkeley Three Worlds of Welfare Relief:  Race, Immigration, and the American State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal.
2013
Co-Winner
Michael Mann  

The Sources of Social Power, volume 3: Global Empires and Revolution 1890-1945. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2012.

2013 Co-Winner

Monica Prasad  

The Land of Too Much: American Abundance and the Paradox of Poverty, Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press. 2012.

2012 Yang Su University of California-Irvine

2011. Collective Killings in Rural China during the Cultural Revolution. New York: Cambridge University Press. 

2011 David Garland,   Peculiar Institution: America’s Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010).

2010

Andrew G. Walder,

Department of Sociology, Stanford University,

Fractured Rebellion:  The Beijing Red Guard Movement (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009).

2009 Co.

Karen Barkey

Columbia University

Empire of Difference: The Ottomans in Comparative Perspective

2009 Co.

Ivan Ermakoff

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ruling Oneself Out: A Theory of Collective Abdictations.

2008

George Steinmetz,

 

The Devil's Handwriting: Precoloniality and the German Colonial State in Qingdao , Samoa, and Southwest Africa. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

2007

Monica Prasad,

 

The Politics of Free Markets: The Rise of Neoliberal Economic Policies in Britain, France, Germany, and the United States. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

2006

Michael Mann

Honorable Mention:
Eikdo Ikegami

University of California- Los Angeles

New School for Social Research

The Dark Side of Democracy: Explaining Ethnic Cleansing

Bonds of Civility: Aesthetic Networks and the Political Origins of Japanese Culture

2005

Vivek Chibber

Honorable Mention:

Elisabeth Jean Wood

New York University

Yale University

Locked in Place: State-Building and Late
Industrialization in India
(Princeton, 2003)

Insurgent Collective Action and
Civil War in El Salvador
(Cambridge, 2003)

2003

Jack A. Goldstone

 

"Efflorescences and Economic Growth in the World History: Rethinking the 'Rise of the West' and the Industrial Revolution," Journal of World History Vol. 13, No. 2. (2002)

2002

James Mahoney

Brown University

“The Legacies of Liberalism: Path Dependence and Political Regimes in Central America”

2001

Julia Adams

University of Michigan

“Culture in Rational-Choice Theories of State Formation”

2000

Anthony W. Marx

Columbia University

Making Race and Nation: A Comparison of the United States, South Africa, and Brazil

1999

Jeff Goodwin

New York University

“The Libidinal Constitution of High Risk Socail Movement: Affectual Ties and Solidarity in the Huk Rebellion, 1946-54”

1998

Thomas Ertman

Harvard University

Birth of Leviathan: Building States and Regimes in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

1997

Robin Stryker

David Zaret

Indiana University

University of Iowa

“Beyond History Versus Theory: Strategic Narrative and Sociological Explanation”

“Petitions and the ‘Invention’ of Public Opinion in the English Revolution.”

1995

Julia Adams

Roger Gould

 

“The Familial State: Elite Family Practices and State-Making in Early Modern Netherlands”

“Trade Cohesion, Class Unity, and Urban Insurrection: Artisanal Activism in the Paris Commune”

 

The Section on Comparative and Historical Sociology's Charles Tilly Best Paper Award

Year

Name

Affiliation

Title

2014

Robert Fishman, and Omar A. Lizardo University of Notre Dame How Macro-Historical Change Shapes Cultural Taste. American Sociological Review 78(2):213-239

2013

Elisabeth Anderson

 

2012. "Ideas in Action: The Politics of Prussian Child Labor Reform, 1817-1839". Theory and Society, 42 (1): 81-119.

2012

Nicolas Hoover Wilson University of California- Berkeley 2011. "From Reflection to Refraction: State Administration in British India, circa 1770-1855." American Journal of Sociology 116 (5): 1437-77.

2011 Co.

Danielle Kane and Jung Mee Park,

 

“The Puzzle of Korean Christianity: Geopolitical Networks and Religious Conversion in Early Twentieth-Century East Asia,” American Journal of Sociology 115:2 (2009): 365-404.

2011 Co.

Andreas Wimmer and Yuval Feinstein

 

, “The Rise of the Nation-State across the World, 1816 to 2001,” American Sociological Review 75:5 (2010): 764-790.

2010

Dan Slater,

Political Science, University of Chicago,

"Revolutions, Crackdowns, and Quiescence:  Communal Elites and Democratic Mobilization in Southeast Asia."  American Journal of Sociology 115: 1 (July 2009):  203-254.

2009

Cedric de Leon

Providence College

“No Bourgeois Mass Party, No Democracy: The missing Link in Barrington Moore’s American Civil War,” Political Power and Social Theory 19 (2008); 39-82

2008

John F. Padgett and Paul D. McLean,

 

"Organizational Invention and Elite Transformation: The Birth of Partnership Systems in Renaissance Florence," American Journal of Sociology, 111(5) (March 2006): 1463-568.

2007

Wimmer, Andreas and Brian Min

 

"From Empire to Nation-State: Explaining Wars in the Modern World, 1816-2001." American Sociological Review 71:867-897.

2005

Marc Steinberg

 

"Capitalist Development, the Labor Process, and the Law," American Journal of Sociology (2003) 109: 445-495

 

The Section on Comparative and Historical Sociology's Theda Skocpol Dissertation Award

The section presents the Theda Skocpol Award every year to the best doctoral dissertation in the area of comparative and historical sociology.

Year

Name

Affiliation

Title

2014

Sahan Savas Karatasli

John Hopkins University

“Financial Expansions, Hegemonic Transitions, and Nationalism: A Longue Durée Analysis of State-Seeking Nationalist Movements”.

2013 Co-Winner

Jaeeun Kim  

 "Colonial Migration and Transborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea"

2013 Co-Winner

Kevan Harris

 

"The Martyrs Welfare State: Politics of Social Policy in the Islamic Republic of Iran"

2012

Stephan Bargheer Max Planck Institut-Berlin "Moral Entanglements: the Emergence and Transformation of Bird Conservation in Great Britain and Germany, 1790-2010."       

2011

Robert S. Jansen,

UCLA

"Populist Mobilization: Peru in Historical and Comparative Perspective." (UCLA, 2009). Chair: Rogers Brubaker.

2010

Dan Lainer-Vos

Department of Sociology, Columbia University

"Nationalism in Action:  The Construction of Irish and Zionist Transatlantic  National Networks."